Category Open source – the commons

Why aren’t americans reacting, or are they?

I follow the news and find myself (and Jonathan) watching more political TV shows and news programs than ever before. For some reason we need to follow the daily political madness in the US – and suffer while we do. We did not spend as much time in front of the TV (or computer) screen […]

…and learn something about a stranger!

After I had written the post to the graduating class of 2018 I thought of one more piece of advice which was missing in Mary Schmich’ essey. This thought came to me while sitting on a tram in Gothenburg, Sweden, watching my co-passangers. On the tram I once again witnessed a phenomenon I have been […]

Protected: Var finns finansiärerna för hållbar social utveckling?

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Var finns finansiärerna för hållbar social utveckling?

Hur kan vi komma någon vart med att utveckla hållbara sociala lösningar när de som sitter på pengarna (fonder både med och utan utnämnda expertgrupper, lokala utvecklingsgrupper och kommuner) inte verkar förstå innebörden av social hållbarhet och tvärdisciplinära samarbeten med målet att skapa ett rättvisare och jämlikare samhälle och hur viktigt det är att vi […]

March For Our Lives!

See March for Our Lives Rally or parts of it – it is amazing – there is hope!  

These are the kinds of loving actions we need right now!

(CNN)It’s in a mother’s nature to help her children, but one group of moms is doing what it can to help students across the nation. Eleven mothers from metro Washington, D.C. banded together to find free housing for students coming to March for Our Lives on Saturday. The march is a student-led demonstration for school safety and […]

Can we fix it? The repair cafes waging war on throwaway culture

When fixing items is actively discouraged by manufacturers, recycling becomes a political act, say Repair Cafe volunteers The Guardian has a great article about remake cafés and the Remakery in Edinburgh. Earlier article about my remake cafe idea.